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Millions have been cut from higher education

Governor Eric Greitens’ proposed higher education budget cut of over $86 million would result in an estimated $2.2 million reduction for Missouri Western, but this isn’t new information.  Higher education has always been used as a discretionary fund. Higher education has faced significant cuts in its budget since the attack in New York City on Sep. 11., in 2001, after... Read More

CAS receives certification through international program

In the next few semesters, imagine seeing Western achieve an increase in retention rates and a decrease in students enrolled in the freshman level reading, math and English courses. Picture Western with an increase in overall GPAs and possibly even a higher graduation rate. This won’t be due to any magic or super intelligent genies that decided to land on... Read More

Bio Box: Dan Nicoson

Dan Nicoson Born: May 30, 1946 From: Indianapolis, Indiana Education: Nicoson received a bachelor’s degree in HPER and Business from the University of Indianapolis in 1968. He then received a master’s degree in education from Indiana State University in 1973. Professional life prior to Western: Nicoson has a background in sports and coaching from time spent early on in his... Read More

5th Annual Global Women’s Summit A Success

The 5th Annual Global Women’s Summit took place last weekend with a good turnout of men and women all seeking to gain knowledge and experience through workshops and socializing. The event kicked off last Friday night with a very intimate networking social. The networking social was a new event this year added to the summit. The purpose of adding the... Read More

People in the Field of Education Give Special Advice to Future Teachers

The education field could be one of the most important fields in the world today. President of the Student Affiliate of the National Council of Teachers of English, Jessica Wilkinson, invited four important people to speak and give advice to future teachers who want to go into child education at Western on Jan. 19. Four school administrators from the Kansas City... Read More